Urban Garden: Sew Your Own Cushion and Pillows

By Emma Jeffery

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Tools used

  • Amplify® RazorEdge™ Fabric Cutting Scissors (8")
  • Rotary Cutter and Ruler Combo (6" x 24")
  • Self Healing Cutting Mat: Large (24" x 36")

Supply list

  • For the French mattress cushion:

    Crates suitable for repurposing

    3” thick foam

    Outdoor fabric

    Sewing machine and thread

    Heavy-duty upholstery needle

    Cotton size 10

    For the throw cushions:

    Pillow inserts

    Cushion front fabric

    Cushion back fabric

    Zipper that measures at least the width of the pillow insert

    Sewing machine and thread